Allentown, PA (February 21, 2014) – On January 30, two Norris McLaughlin, P.A. Associates were admitted into the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. They are Catherine Curcio and Julie Macomb, who practice in the areas of Family Law, Litigation, and Business Law, respectively.
Curcio focuses her practice on family law and real estate and land use. She counsels clients in all aspects of complex family matters from inception to conclusion, including divorce, custody, support, and adoption, and participates in custody and support conferences, masters and de novo hearings, pre-trial and settlement conferences, and other hearings in Lehigh, Northampton, Monroe, and Bucks Counties. In addition to her family law practice, she handles residential and commercial real estate matters, including purchase and sale transactions, lease agreements, actions in partition and ejectment, actions to quiet title, and zoning ordinance challenges for public and private clients. She has appeared on behalf of clients before local zoning hearing boards and planning commissions. Outside the firm, Curcio is a member of the Board of Directors of the Third Street Alliance, and is actively involved in the American Red Cross for the Greater Lehigh Valley, participating in its Heroes Campaign. She also is a member of the Lafayette College Young Alumni Association and ArtsQuest. Curcio is a resident of Nazareth.
Macomb is a member of the firm’s Business Law, Health Care Law and Economic Development Practice Groups. A summer associate in 2011 and 2012, Macomb joined the firm in 2013. During her final year of law school, she was law clerk to the Honorable Henry S. Perkin, United States Magistrate Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Macomb served as an Ecotage Terrorism Research Assistant for the Global Terrorism Database, a Communications Directorate for the Naval Criminal Investigative Service, and as an intern at the Prince George’s County Office of the Public Defender. While at Widener University School of Law, she was a senior staff member of The Delaware Journal of Corporate Law. Outside the firm, she is actively involved in Commercial Real Estate for Women. Macomb is a resident of Bethlehem.